Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
UT Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX

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Provides health care in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician

Additional Summary Specific to Job
-The Acute Care Surgery team is composed of seven board-certified trauma surgeons, six NP/PA, surgical residents and medical students. You will be expected to work shift hours, with no call, but may include weekends. Responsibilities will include care for the Acute Care Surgery patients in the clinic/and or floor setting.
- be one in a group of caregivers for Acute Care/Trauma patients
-provide appropriate and efficient care of the complex ACS/trauma patients
-work closely with case management and physician team to achieve best outcomes

Organizational Requirements
Nurse Practitioner:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Current Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse. Certification as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Physician Assistant:
Bachelor degree from a Physician Assistant program, approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association (AMA). National Certification, ACLS and CPR certification and proficiency in the use of medical and surgical instruments and equipment required by work.

Departmental Requirements/Preferences
Nurse Practitioner must be Acute Care Certified